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Collection Details

Species: Polygonella americana (Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) Small

Polygonaceae Polygonella americana (Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) Small
Tiana F. Rehman , Bob O'Kennon, Keri Barfield, Kim Norton, Brooke Byerley, Will Godwin, Steve Holm 396

Collection Date: 27 June 2011
Determined By: T. Rehman
Determination Date: 27 June 2011
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Franklin County

Locality Description: West End Preserve (Franklin County Historical Association). About 10 miles south of Mt. Vernon, on the east side of Hwy 37. Northeast of marsh area.

DD Latitude: 33.0307

DD Longitude: -95.26

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m


Habitat Description: Sandy clearing at top of hill in full sun.

Soil Description: Carrizo sands.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Erect, branched herb with white to pinkish tepals that turn a reddish brown. Thin leaves are a somewhat silvery or whitish-green colour. Growing with Chamaecrista fasiculata, Polanisia erosa ssp. erosa, Paronychia drummondii and Commelina erecta. Common.

Min. Height: 0.5 m

Other Data

Research Site: West End Preserve, Franklin County Historical Association

Project: Flora of Franklin County, Texas